Starring Olivier, Tony and BAFTA award winning Robert Lindsay (Me And My Girl, Becket, Oliver! and My Family) and legendary comedian Rufus Hound (One Man Two Guvnors, Celebrity Juice) as the comedy duo Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson, the UK Premiere of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels will arrive in the West End in March 2014. Katherine Kingsley (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Singin’ in the Rain) joins the pair as Christine Colgate.
Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winning Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots – currently Broadway’s biggest Tony Award winning hit, Legally Blonde) in his debut production for Jerry Mitchell Productions, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has music and lyrics by Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek (The Full Monty)and book by the Golden Globe and Emmy-Award winning Jeffery Lane (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Mad About You)and will run at the Manchester Opera House from 12 February – 22 February, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre from 26 February – 1 March before arriving at the Savoy Theatre on 10 March 2014. The press night will be held on Wednesday 2 April. Further casting will be announced shortly.
Prepare to be transported to the luxurious lap of the French Riviera where the decadent world of sophisticated conman Lawrence Jameson is set to come crashing down with the arrival of larger-than-life Freddy Benson – a conman of an entirely different order.
Soon realising the town ain’t big enough for the both of them, the two find themselves going head to head in the con of their lives, pulling out all of the stops in a bid for the affections of millionaire soap heiress Christine Colgate. Little do they know what they’ve let themselves in for.
MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE: 12 FEBRUARY – 22 FEBRUARY
AYLESBURY WATERSIDE THEATRE: 26 FEBRUARY – 1 MARCH
SAVOY THEATRE, LONDON FIRST PREVIEW: 10 MARCH
SAVOY THEATRE, LONDON PRESS NIGHT: 2 APRIL
FROM 10 MARCH 2014
Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm
Thursday & Saturday at 3.00pm
Press Night Wednesday 2 April at 7.00pm
£24.50 – £67.50 (Premium Tickets available)
Please note that general on sale will be from 10.00am on Monday 4 November 2013